Phlebotomist/Pathology Collector

Sydney, Australia
AU$63,000 - AU$70,000 per annum + 17% Super
14 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Part time (0.2 FTE) 12 months Fixed Term opportunity
  • Located on the Camperdown Campus at the Healthy Brain Ageing Clinic
  • Base Salary $63K - $70K (HEO3) pro rata + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Healthy Brain Ageing Clinic at the Brain and Mind Centre is seeking a confident and well-experienced Phlebotomist/Pathology Collector (blood collection will primarily be performed) that has extensive experience in a healthcare setting with a major provider (i.e., NSW Health, DHM or Laverty).

The successful applicant should be capable and confident in collecting blood from older patients, with approximately 5 tubes regularly collected per patient (3 patients within 30 minutes). Ideally, you would be ICH-GCP trained, and be familiar with the operations of clinical trials.

The incumbent will be expected to work a total of 8 hours per week, between 08:30 AM and 12:30 PM on Tuesday and Wednesday, operational times of the Healthy Brain Ageing Clinic.

Your key responsibilities will also include:

  • actively managing equipment/consumable supply levels and ordering supplies well in advance
  • processing and aliquoting of blood and storage and record keeping, as well as arranging courier to other sites.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Phlebotomist/Pathology Collector who has:

  • 2 years' experience working in a primary healthcare setting with a major provider (i.e. NSW Health, DHM, Laverty)
  • previous basic lab experience (i.e. centrifuging, aliquoting) preferred
  • HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection or HLTPAT002 Perform venous blood collections
  • ability to collect blood from multiple patients within a short period of time (i.e. 3 patients within 30 minutes, 5x8mL per patient)
  • advanced communication skills (verbal and written)
  • diligent supply management, and the ability to order consumables from existing vendors
  • experience working with older patients
  • high standard of care when it comes to labelling of specimens and record keeping.

Closing date for applications

11:30 pm, Sunday 30th January 2022

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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